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Alternative independent radio news programming is featured here. In addition to a host of intriguing radio news shows, this collection features the Presidential Recordings collection of historical speeches and secret recordings.

11,674
RESULTS


collections 23
audio 11,643
movies 7
images 1
TOPIC
KXJZ 2,375
Insight 2,227
Sacramento public radio 2,224
Capital Public Radio 2,198
Democracy Now 1,332
CSU Sacramento 875
bush 862
iraq 785
military 781
elections 703
washington 645
rights 584
palestine 542
israel 470
india 457
islam 351
UN 350
california 349
environment 336
scotus 289
EU 285
oil 281
protest 273
mexico 270
tobacco 266
afghanistan 261
NATO 251
democratic party 215
9-11 212
immigration 212
riots 206
pakistan 197
Newsweek on Air 191
studio performance 179
Rustbelt Radio 177
iran 169
rebellion 169
detainees 168
nigeria 166
pentagon 166
labor 165
cigarette 161
Capitol Chat 158
unions 152
france 149
live performance 149
NSA 145
advertising 144
death penalty 143
china 142
saddam hussein 142
radio 138
World War II 136
torture 136
justice 131
suicide 131
World War, 1939-1945 127
UC Davis 126
Old Time Radio 123
WWII 121
union 120
OTR 116
Ben Adler 109
argentina 108
russia 107
pacifica 106
Sacramento Public Radio 103
nuclear weapons 102
privacy 101
brazil 100
Pittsburgh 99
korea 99
attorney general 97
kurds 97
hamas 95
turkey 93
chicago 92
smokeless tobacco 92
hurricane 91
Obama 90
disease 90
new orleans 90
worker 87
rumsfeld 86
News Network 83
male 83
californialightandsound 82
Iraq 80
al-qaeda 78
japan 75
nuclear power 75
south africa 74
Sam Magavern 73
federal government 73
ethnic 72
katrina 72
cheney 68
Partnership for the Public Good 67
Nick Brunner 65
Mother Jones 64
Radio 63
labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago 63
FEMA 62
Interview 62
Sound Advice 61
workers 60
highschool 58
marketing 57
Marcos Breton 56
genocide 55
Politics 53
Sacramento Bee 52
kennedy 52
halliburton 51
sports sponsorship 51
Iran 50
courage 50
Board Meeting 49
PPI 49
Pirate Parties International 49
Pirates 49
john kerry 49
wal-mart 49
WTO 48
global warming 47
Ken Rudin 45
Israel 44
nicaragua 44
Afghanistan 43
David Watts Barton 43
Sound Advice: Classical 43
Rick Kushman 42
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 42
Syria 42
nicotine 42
Lyndon B. Johnson 41
Chicago 40
Sacramento State 39
John F. Kennedy 38
communism 38
lebanon 38
medicare 37
drug companies 36
female 36
marketing research 36
war 36
biological weapons 35
jihad 35
tobacco related health concerns 35
uranium 35
vietnam 34
Palestine 33
Reagan 33
Romney 33
Marianne Russ 32
Sound Advice: Jazz 32
politics 32
Congress 31
smoker behavior 31
Ken Rudin, The Political Junkie 30
censorship 29
tom delay 29
Kent Teeters 28
regulation 28
California budget 27
Radio plays 27
Sacramento Kings 27
cigarette brands 27
dance 27
louisiana 27
Gary Vercelli 26
Sacramento 26
Sacramento Bee, The 26
wtc 26
Labor Express 25
state of the union 25
youth 25
AIDS 24
Kushman by the Bottle 24
Olympics 23
Sound Advice: Off Air 23
epidemic 23
hijack 23
secondhand smoke 23
tar 23
whistleblower 23
Ben Adler, Capitol Bureau Chief 22
China 22
Franklin D. Roosevelt 22
campaign finance 22
laboratory research 22
privitization 22
Pet Tales 21
Political Junkie, The 21
Wall Street 21
business activity 21
californiapreservationservice 21
economy 21
election 21
immigrant 21
LANGUAGE
SHOW DETAILS
Title
Date Archived
Creator
Democracy Now!
5,338
ITEMS
7.2M
VIEWS
7.2M
Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program airing on over 450 stations in North America. The programs are uploaded to the Archive daily and are available in English or Spanish. The program is hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez and produced out of the Downtown Community Television Center, a community media center in New York City's Chinatown. Click for more informaton about Democracy Now!
KXJZ's Insight
2,408
ITEMS
1M
VIEWS
1M
A daily, in-depth radio interview program hosted by Capital Public Radio's Beth Ruyak, providing context and background to the issues that face the Sacramento region of California. Click for more information on KXJZ's Insight.
Presidential Recordings
131
ITEMS
688,453
VIEWS
by Presidential Recordings
688,453
The Presidential Recordings Collection is made up of two distinct types of presidential speech: public speeches made by U.S. Presidents and secret recordings made in the White House between 1940 and 1973. Many of the recordings originate from the National Archives and the individual presidential libraries that fall under the National Archives. Digital copies of the recordings have been provided by the Scripps Library at the Miller Center of Public Affairs. The Miller Center is a nonpartisan...
Free Speech Radio News
1,162
ITEMS
408,973
VIEWS
408,973
Incisive news and analysis in the service of peace and social justice Free Speech Radio News (FSRN) is the only daily half-hour progressive radio newscast in the United States. It is owned and managed by news reporters. FSRN is an independent broadcast news organization born in January 2000 as the result of a strike by 43 reporters who formerly worked for the now defunct Pacifica Network News (PNN). Since that time, FSRN has expanded to hundreds of reporters in the U.S. and around the world. ...
Mother Jones Radio
112
ITEMS
406,409
VIEWS
406,409
A fun, fast, and substantive show of reporting and commentary inspired by stories from Mother Jones magazine. Award-winning host Angie Coiro brings together reporters and experts, creating a potent mix of news, razor-sharp commentary, and political humor from some of the best in the business. Mother Jones Radio picks up where corporate news leaves off. Its reporters ask what others don't, say what others won't, and bring you important stories you just won't hear anywhere else. At Mother Jones...
Public Scanner Recordings
141
ITEMS
393,617
VIEWS
393,617
Recordings of public scanners, including police and fire scanners from a number of US locations are available here for download or streaming.
WWII Era Audio Recordings
147
ITEMS
309,396
VIEWS
309,396
Broadcasts from the World War II years.
Topics: wwII, world war two
Pacifica Radio Archives
736
ITEMS
164,950
VIEWS
164,950
Pacifica Radio Archives is considered by historians and scholars to be one of the oldest and most important audio collections in the world. Chronicling the political, cultural and artistic movements of the second half of the 20th century, Pacifica radio programs include documentaries, performances, discussions, debates, drama, poetry readings, commentaries and radio arts. The Pacifica Radio Archives appraise, collect, organize, describe, preserve the creative work generated by, or produced in...
Open Democracy
84
ITEMS
114,946
VIEWS
114,946
Pioneering a new type of independent media based on exchange and participation, Open Democracy spans the globe and covers the key questions of our times with interviews and contributions from renowned authors and marginalized voices alike. Some topics covered in this collection include life inside Guantanamo, climate change, human rights, and freedom of expression. Interviews with Sister Helen Prejean, Salman Rushdie, Carlos Fuentes, and Daniel Ellsberg are featured. Click for more information...
Public Scanner Recordings
by Hamtramck Police and Fire, Rescue
107,425
3
0
Nearly-continuous recordings of radio scanner traffic in Hamtramck, Michigan (42.404631, -83.057438) for June of 2006.
Topic: scanner audio
Talk Nation Radio
190
ITEMS
67,493
VIEWS
67,493
Discussions about breaking news as it happens, interviews with journalists, scholars, human rights workers, officials, and other news makers. Politics, human rights, and the environment. Contact Dori Smith, talknationradio@gmail.com.
Topic: Talk Nation Radio
by University of Winnipeg Global College
63,779
From February 23 to 25, 2007, the University of Winnipeg Global College and its partnering organizations hosted a remarkable assembly of national and international academics, government representatives, NGO leaders, witnesses and advocates in the human rights arena to frame a proactive approach to education and awareness.With the active participation of an informed and engaged society, the conference set out to develop and sustain a global human rights strategy for change to encourage...
Topics: human rights, social justice, United Nations
Rustbelt Radio
183
ITEMS
58,999
VIEWS
58,999
Rustbelt Radio is a weekly 60-minute news program from the Pittsburgh Independent Media Center and WRCT 88.3 FM Pittsburgh. Featuring news and interviews from the regional rustbelt area, as well as coverage of global issues. As part of the indymedia network, Rustbelt Radio strives to be an outlet for community based, non-corporate, participatory media. Rustbelt Radio features news from the grassroots that is commonly overlooked by the corporate media. It can be heard on radio stations in...
54,851
The University of California, San Francisco Tobacco Control Archives Multimedia Collection contains audiotapes and videotapes related to the advertising, manufacturing, marketing, sales, and scientific research of tobacco products as well as materials gathered and produced by tobacco control advocates. The UCSF Tobacco Industry Audio Recordings Collection includes some of the audiotapes from the larger Multimedia Collection. As a result of the Minnesota lawsuit, the major tobacco companies and...
Presidential Recordings
by John F. Kennedy
46,880
12
10
"The President and the Press" American Newspaper Publishers Association. Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York, NY.
( 10 reviews )
Topic: John F. Kennedy
Source: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library
Public Scanner Recordings
by Hamtramck Police and Fire
44,236
1
0
Nearly-continuous recordings of radio scanner traffic in Hamtramck, Michigan (42.404631, -83.057438) for May of 2007.
Topic: scanner_audio
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
42,945
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for September 24, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Public Scanner Recordings
by Ann Arbor Police
42,647
0
0
Recording of a number of radio scanner transmissions in Ann Arbor, Michigan (from 42.25072 ,-83.59663).
Source: Ann Arbor Police
Public Scanner Recordings
by Hamtramck Police and Fire
39,467
0
0
Nearly-continuous recordings of radio scanner traffic in Hamtramck, Michigan (42.404631, -83.057438) for March of 2007.
Topic: scanner_audio
Source: Uniden BC785D Scanner at 42.404631, -83.057438
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
37,197
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for July 17, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Public Scanner Recordings
by Hamtramck Police and Fire
36,436
0
0
Nearly-continuous recordings of radio scanner traffic in Hamtramck, Michigan (42.404631, -83.057438) for December of 2006.
Topic: scanner_audio
Source: Uniden BC785D Scanner at 42.404631, -83.057438
Labor Express Radio
247
ITEMS
33,820
VIEWS
33,820
Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs radio program. “News for working people, by working people.” Our program covers issues in the labor movement locally, nationally, and internationally. The program also addresses issues of concern to working people such as housing, education, health care, immigrants rights, the environment and U.S. foreign policy, from a working class viewpoint. Labor Express Radio airs Monday mornings at 10:00 AM on...
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
32,453
0
1
Democracy Now! radio program for April 30, 2007
( 1 reviews )
Source: Television broadcast
Presidential Recordings
by John F. Kennedy
30,762
6
2
John F. Kennedy Dictabelt Recording. Please refer to the John F. Kennedy Dictabelt finding aid for more information.
( 2 reviews )
Topic: John F. Kennedy
Source: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library. Digital copy from the Miller Center of Public Affairs.
Presidential Recordings
by The White House
29,739
8
3
The audio from John Fitzgerald Kennedy's 1961 Inaugural Address. This is the speech with the famous quote "And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you--ask what you can do for your country."
( 3 reviews )
Topic: Speeches
Source: The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
28,929
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for April 27, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
28,821
0
1
* Headlines for September 17, 2007 * The Shock Doctrine: Naomi Klein on the Rise of Disaster Capitalism admin note -- description below are for previous dates: * The Race for 2008: A Look at the Presidential Playing Field * Immigrant Groups Launch Boycott of Western Union Over Money Transfer Fees * Thousands Turn Out For Immigrant Rights Protest Against Social Security "No Match" Letters * Headlines for September 14, 2007 * EXCLUSIVE: In One Of His Last Interviews Before His Death...
( 1 reviews )
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
28,745
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for June 5, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
28,347
0
0
* Headlines for September 28, 2007 * More Dead in Burma as Troops Fire on Defiant Anti-Government Protesters * More Health Care Professionals Involved In Design, Structuring of Torture Than in Providing Care For Survivors * Minn. Immigrant Rights Group Sues ICE Over Swift Meatpacking Raid
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
28,062
0
1
Democracy Now! radio program for August 7, 2007 * Headlines for August 7, 2007 * Freedom Next Time: Filmmaker & Journalist John Pilger on Propaganda, the Press, Censorship and Resisting the American Empire
( 1 reviews )
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
27,652
0
1
Democracy Now! radio program for July 10, 2007
( 1 reviews )
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
27,399
0
1
* A Look At How Petraeus Helped Arm Warring Sunni and Shia Militias in Iraq * Billions Over Baghdad: How Did $9B in Cash Airlifted From the Fed to Iraq Go Missing? * Alive Day Memories: New Doc Takes Inside Look at Lives of U.S. Soldiers Wounded in Iraq * Headlines for September 13, 2007 * "Democracy While Black" - Rev. Lennox Yearwood Arrested, Charged with Assault While Entering Petraeus Hearing * From Freedom Watch to Petraeus, A Look at the Bush Administration's Iraq War PR...
( 1 reviews )
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
26,715
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for September 22, 2008
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
26,540
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for September 21, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
26,415
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for June 18, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
26,169
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for August 1, 2008
Source: Television broadcast
Presidential Recordings
by Lyndon B. Johnson
25,945
0
1
Lyndon B. Johnson secret White House recording.
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Lyndon B. Johnson
Source: Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library. Digital copy from the Miller Center of Public Affairs.
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
25,903
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for July 27, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
25,789
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for September 25, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
25,513
0
0
* Headlines for September 14, 2007 * EXCLUSIVE: In One Of His Last Interviews Before His Death Iraqi Tribal Leader Abu Risha Details Relationship With U.S. Military * From Empire to Earth Community: Author David Korten on "The Great Turning" * Vandana Shiva Decries the "Outsourcing of Pollution to the Third World" * Michael Klare on the Internal War For Control of Iraq's Oil * "Climate Porn" - Simon Retallack on the Dangers of Using Alarmist Language to Talk About...
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
25,439
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for August 31, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
25,299
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for July 6, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
25,248
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for August 17, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
25,159
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for August 3, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
25,073
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for May 25, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
25,038
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for May 11, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
24,972
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for September 27, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
24,810
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for December 21, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
24,726
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for June 1, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
24,713
0
0
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
24,700
0
0
* Pentagon Cracks Down on Anti-War Iraq War Veterans For Protesting in Uniform * Dave Zirin on "Welcome to the Terrordome: The Pain, Politics and Promise of Sports" * Headlines June 13, 2007 * Vanessa Redgrave Combines Lifelong Devotion to Acting and Political Involvement in New HBO Film “The Fever” * Headlines June 14, 2007 * Oaxaca Residents Mobilize for 1-Year Mark of State Repression of Popular Uprising * Ahead of “Sicko” Release, Michael Moore Brings Health Care Campaign...
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
24,699
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for June 8, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
24,618
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for June 22, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
24,495
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for September 26, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
24,478
0
0
* Vandana Shiva Decries the "Outsourcing of Pollution to the Third World" * Michael Klare on the Internal War For Control of Iraq's Oil * "Climate Porn" - Simon Retallack on the Dangers of Using Alarmist Language to Talk About Climate Change * Headlines for September 17, 2007 * The Shock Doctrine: Naomi Klein on the Rise of Disaster Capitalism * Headlines for September 18, 2007 * Thousands Expected to March in Jena to Protest Pending Charges Against High School Students *...
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
24,452
0
3
Democracy Now! radio program for October 12, 2007
( 3 reviews )
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
24,331
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for October 19, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
24,303
0
0
* Displaced, Imprisoned Darfurian Refugee Daoud Ibarahaem Hari On His Return to Darfur to Help Expose the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis * Philadelphia Court Hearing Could Decide Fate of Imprisoned Journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal * Headlines for May 16, 2007 * Studs Terkel At 95: “Ordinary People Are Capable of Doing Extraordinary Things, and That’s What It’s All About. They Must Count!” * Headlines for May 17, 2007 * Gaza Is Burning: Laila El-Hadded Reports on How Recent Fighting in...
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
24,186
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for July 13, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
24,011
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for May 4, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
23,989
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for October 26, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
23,950
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for December 4, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
23,901
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for July 20, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
23,868
0
0
* Headlines for September 20, 2007 * As Civil Rights Activists Converge From Across the Nation, Louisiana Prosecutor Breaks Public Silence to Defend Case Against Jena Six * Fifty Years Since Little Rock Nine, New HBO Documentary Tells the Story of a Defining Civil Rights Struggle * Report from Jena: Thousands Gather in Louisiana to Rally for Jena Six * Latino, African American Voices Highlighted in New Documentaries on World War II Soldiers
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
23,823
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for October 5, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
23,806
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for April 25, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
23,789
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for December 7, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Mother Jones Radio
by Mother Jones Radio
23,698
0
0
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
23,658
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for August 10, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
23,472
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for June 29, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
23,323
0
0
* Headlines for July 9, 2007 * Ralph Nader on the Candidates, Corporate Power and His Own Plans For 2008
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
23,290
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for June 19, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
22,621
0
0
* Headlines for September 11, 2007 * Petraeus Praises "Surge" Results, Warns Against Quick Withdrawal From Iraq * EXCLUSIVE Report From Iraq: U.S. Fueling Sectarian Civil War in Anbar by Funding Former Insurgents to Fight Al Qaeda * As Nation Marks Sixth 9/11 Anniversary, a Look at "Why America is Losing the War on Terror" * Headlines for September 12, 2007 * A Look At How Petraeus Helped Arm Warring Sunni and Shia Militias in Iraq * Billions Over Baghdad: How Did $9B in...
Source: Television broadcast
Democracy Now!
by Democracy Now!
22,588
0
0
Democracy Now! radio program for September 10, 2007
Source: Television broadcast
Presidential Recordings
by John F. Kennedy
22,582
6
4
Establishing the goal of sending a man to the moon. U.S. Capitol. Washington, DC.
( 4 reviews )
Topic: John F. Kennedy
Source: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library